Applying Cost-Benefit Analysis to National Security

"Your chance of dying in a bathtub is about one in a million, and from terrorism is about one in 3.5 million," says Ohio State political scientist John Mueller in a recent discussion with Reason.TV's Nick [...]

Liberty NewsWire: November 22, 2011

The Air Transport Association expects 2 percent fewer people will fly this Thanksgiving week compared with last year, while AAA projects a 4 percent increase in automobile travel.As the T.S.A. observes its 10th anniversary, it also [...]

Liberty NewsWire: November 21, 2011

In a significant failure for the United States in the Mideast, more than a dozen spies working for the CIA in Iran and Lebanon have been caught and the U.S. government fears they will be or have been executed, according to four current [...]

Liberty NewsWire: November 17, 2011

"We are safer today, but not because of TSA," Mica said. "It's because the American people will not allow an aircraft to be taken over. We saw on Flight 93, and almost every instance of a successful thwarting since, it's [...]

Liberty NewsWire - November 16, 2011

The Treasury Department said Wednesday that federal debt now tops $15 trillion — a staggering figure that has risen precipitously over the last decade. - The Washington TimesDebt Surpasses $15 Trillion - The Washington TimesU.S. Sending [...]

Liberty NewsWire - November 23, 2011

The Transportation Security Administration says passengers will likely notice fewer pat-downs of children and other changes at airports over this long weekend, the busiest travel days of the year. - The HillThanksgiving Provides Test for New TSA [...]

How Many Wars Does President Obama Want?

It seems so very long ago when President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  He got it only because he hadn't had enough time to start any new wars.  But he's sure been busy since then!He's made Afghanistan his [...]

Long Past Time

On Thursday, Senator Rand Paul introduced an amendment to repeal the authorization of the use of force in Iraq that has been in place since 2003.Senator Paul's press release is below:WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today in the U.S. Senate, [...]

Taxation is Theft!

"Shared Sacrifice" "Tax the Rich"These sound like common sense slogans, right?  Who could argue against Americans all being "in this together" and everyone needing to contribute their "fair [...]

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Jon Leibowitz Hearing, Food Freedom and the First Amendment

 On Tuesday, November 15, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a full committee hearing on the nomination of Jon Leibowitz  to be Federal Trade Commissioner.  Mr. Leibowitz’s nomination is for reappointment as FTC [...]